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Effective March 23 at 8 a.m., DHS customers should use self-service options as primary means to conduct business with DHS. In-person services will be provided by appointment only. For more information, click here.
Learn about solutions to help older Georgians live safely, healthily and independently in their homes and communities.
Celebrate Older Americans Month 2020 by finding ways to Make Your Mark. Throughout May, look for action ideas, resources and profiles to energize and inspire you. Get on your mark, get ready, set, GO!
For information regarding coronavirus, visit the Department of Public Health.
Become a Dementia Friend! Learn how you can join the global Dementia Friends movement to change the way people think, act and talk about dementia.
Members of the public can offer comments on the revision of the state’s plan for the Senior Community Service Employment Program. Read the SCSEP State Plan draft .
Augusta area DFCS and DAS confidential case files for customers prior to 2017 were improperly disposed of in a recent incident. For more information, click here. If you believe your information may have been included in these files, contact 1-888-304-1021 from 8 a.m. to 5p.m. until June 22, 2020.
In an effort to provide helpful information on the work we do across the state, DAS has implemented a transparency initiative to put our data in an easy-to-use, interactive format. Access statewide numbers or drill down to specific counties to see how DAS is working in your community.
The legal replacement for the living will and durable power of attorney for health care.
Help understanding Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance.
Learn what the Division of Aging Services has accomplished in the past year in our 2019 annual report.
Take a peek into the future and see how we plan to assist older individuals, at-risk adults, persons with disabilities, their families and caregivers in the coming years.
Learn more about Georgia's state plan to address senior hunger.